Hickory – Pamela Livingstone, the Artistic Director at the Hickory Community Theatre, has just announced the cast of the upcoming production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical. This family-friendly show opens on Friday, October 4 and runs through Sunday, October 27. Tickets are available online at hickorytheatre.org or by calling 828-328-2283.

Matilda is an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

Performances of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical are Fridays and Saturdays (Oct 4, 5, 18, 19, 25 & 26) at 8:00pm, Sundays (Oct 6, 20 & 27) at 2:30pm and Thursdays (Oct 17 & 24) at 7:30pm.Tickets for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students and youth 18 & under. Thursday night tickets are $16 for all adults and $10 for students and youth 18 & under.

Call the box office at 828-328-2283 or visit hickorytheatre.org to purchase tickets or get more information.

The Hickory Community Theatre is a funded affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical is produced by Alex Lee, Inc. A Cleaner World, Paramount Automotive and Sunbelt Xpress sponsor the 2019-2020 Season.

PHOTO: The cast of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, includes Maddox Anderson, Marianne Anderson, Heather Baynes, Gabriel Beech, Lily Bodnar, Sarah Brooks, Chance Carter, Nathan Crabtree, Gabriel Denig, Taralee L. Fairclough, Leah Harper, J. David Ingle, Emma Lee Kurts, Wendy Logan, Hannah Morrison, Byron Phillips, Dakarai Phillips, Caleb Price, Rian Rogers, Maryella Rosko, Slone Sinclair, Auguste Thielemann, Kathryn Whalen, Jeremy Whitener and Daniel Miguel. Photo by John Koval.